This 1995 Nissan Skyline R33 GTR VSpec in white with just 34,048 km was inspected for a client at HAA Kobe auction on 9 December 2017.
Investigations revealed a previous sale at auction in Tokyo on 20 July 2017 where it was graded 4.5 B.
It was also listed for sale as a one owner car on “Goo-net”, a website where many Japanese dealers list their stock. List price was 4.48 million Yen (including 8% Japanese consumption tax), through a dealer associated with the HAA auction. So we assume they had bought it from Tokyo back in July and decided to re-auction it when it hadn’t sold through their dealer outlet.
The most recent auction report stated scratches, dents, rust, paint, and the first noted one owner, Brembo brakes, factory audio and 17″ alloys. Driver’s seat cigarette burns, small scratches and dents underneath. Rust underneath.
On inspection there was some surface rust underneath in the rear, but this was only minor and had been painted over more as a preventative measure. The body of the car, boot, engine bay and all seams were completely free of rust and it appeared to be very well cared for and most likely garaged for a good portion of its life.
The kms looked genuine from the overall condition, and the factory wheel balance weights were still on the wheels.
Cig burns were noticeably on the seats, plus one tiny singe on the driver’s door card. Ash tray had been used but there was no smell of smoke at all inside.
Dash and interior were otherwise very nice and clean, and our agent described it as one of the best R33 GTR’s he had seen for a long time.
Body had a few scratches on the roof and rear spoiler and the bottom lip of the front spoiler looked like it had been resprayed as was
slightly off colour. No pin dents were found at all on the body.
It sold for 3,615,000 Yen FOB, which at the time would have been approx. $54,700 complied in Australia, plus tyres and on road costs (calculated at 84.8 Yen to the dollar).
We only source the best vehicles with clean and tidy interiors, and only vehicles we would be pleased to own ourselves. This is why we are constantly told by clients that the vehicles we source are well above the condition of most others on the local market.
The pictures are typical of the information we provide prior to auction for each vehicle of interest, with any faults shown so you can clearly see the condition before we discuss whether to bid, and your budget.
Whether you’re looking for a 1995 Nissan Skyline R33 GTR VSpec like this, or another year, make or model, we can find it for you in nice condition.
It is vital when sourcing your vehicle to use an agent that takes the time to physically check each vehicle and looks beyond the auction pictures and report to confirm condition. Some vehicles may have an unpleasant smoke or other odour, rust underneath, or other faults which are impossible to know without inspection.
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